Located just off Historic Route 1 is Ferry Farm, Virginia, the boyhood home of George Washington. Ferry Farm inspired the fable about George cutting down his father's cherry tree and is the spot where George threw a stone (or was it a silver dollar?) across the Rappahannock River.
Discover a Legendary US East Coast Road
Historic Route 1 is 2,450 miles of American history from Maine to Florida. This quintessential East Coast road harkens back to the 1950s and 1960s "road-trip" era. Avoid the congestion of East Coast interstates such as Interstate 95. Travel Historic Route 1 at a relaxed pace and take time to explore the historical and architectural sites, classic diners, and roadside wonders.